Sandy Springs deputy chief completes FBI training

The deputy police chief in Sandy Springs has graduated from the FBI National Academy in Virginia.

Kenneth DeSimone finished in December the program that focuses on additional education and training for local law enforcement executives. The 11-week program included courses on terrorism, cyber crimes, criminal law, police management, behavioral science and forensic science. All courses are accredited by the University of Virginia.

In addition to serving as deputy chief, DeSimone is also the operations commander for the 115-sworn officer force.